Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Architecture
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 128 137
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.089% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.83% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 15
Leeds median daily rate £425 £513 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% -18.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £400 £337 £350
90th Percentile £450 £711 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Software Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1944 2293 2855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.17% 87.65% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1547 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £265
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.58 £10.20 £8.61
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.13 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Leeds

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Architecture in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Firebug
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Hamcrest
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Firebug
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Hamcrest
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Agile Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL